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Mountain Campion - Silene hitchguirei
Other Names:  Lychnis apetala var. montana, Silene uralensis ssp. montana

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G4G5TNR
State Rank: SU

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
Taprooted perennial. Stems erect, glandular-hairy, 2–8 cm. Leaves: basal numerous, glabrous to short-hairy, oblanceolate 1–4 cm long; cauline few, reduced, linear. Flowers solitary, erect; calyx elliptic, glandular, purple-veined, not inflated, 7–10 mm long; petals white to pink, the blade 2–3 mm long, shallowly bilobed; styles 5. Capsule opening by 5 slits, equaling the calyx (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB to UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 6

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Habitat
Stony granitic or volcanic soil of fellfields, turf; alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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